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The Russian aircraft industry is betting on the military transport aviation

In recent years there has been a positive trend in building the capacity of the Russian Air Force. In the next ten years, the total number of contemporary models of aircraft, comprising the Air Force, should be brought up to 80 per cent planned to supply troops multifunctional Su-34, Su-35s, MiG-29 SMT and MiG-35. Is a development of flight crews prospective trainer aircraft Yak-130.

At the stage of development works out to develop a fifth-generation long-range bomber. After 2015, will begin mass production of promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA), which in 2010 made its

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Limit arms

Politicians in search of new forms of the use of force in international relations First, in December 2012 passed the XX Assembly of the Council on the outside and Defense Policy (SWAP), which was accomplished under international conference «Russia in the XXI century world power — power tools, tools, thoughts and images.» One of the topics discussed at the event was the importance of military power in world politics (Article Modera session — noble Presidium Chairman Sergei Karaganov SWAP «non-obvious factor — the force of arms,» ​​placed in the weekly «MIC»). During the discussion on this issue most of

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Storm warning for the West Australian

Storm warning for the West Australian Weather and Climate

In the south-west coast of Australia is coming next storm. All localities declared a storm warning as forecasters fear that the storm will be very serious. Wind can be a force equal to a category 2 storm force that threatens extensive destruction. His speed is supposedly 125 km / h Should be especially alert residents of Perth and Geraldton, where the element find itself at night, there is a chance of coarse degrees.

The first signs of the storm in Perth. 06/10/2010 In the south-western Cape Naturaliste already fixed

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The Russian military have started preparations for the establishment of the Republic of Belarus joint air base

MINSK, June 6. (ARMS-TASS). In Belarus today comes the Russian military delegation headed by the commander in chief of the Air Force Viktor Bondarev for the selection of sites for the new Russian air base.

"Will come rekognostsirovschikov group led by the chief of the Air Force, which will in the near future, I think in the next two to three weeks, the selection of the airfield to base Russian airbase to put all of what we have agreed," — said a day earlier by Minister Russian Defense Sergei Shoigu on the results of the meeting

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Russian Air Force conducted large-scale exercises long-range aircraft

Photo: RIA Novosti

Russian Air Force held large-scale four-day exercise long-range aircraft. With ten airports in the air have risen about 90 aircraft. Among them — all strategic missile air base in Engels (Volga region).

The crews of the Tu-160 and Tu-95 practiced interaction in combat missions. They had to get out from under the attack of the enemy, to fly at a given point, under the guise of his fighters perform tactical missile launches and give a dogfight.

To date, the maximum flight duration turboprop Tu-95 is 42 hours with four fill-ups, said "Lead. "

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Russian Air Force generals have bought to transport Ukrainian An-140

Air Force generals have bought to transport Ukrainian An-140

The AN-140, purchased by the Russian Air Force, will be used to transport senior military leadership — the commanders of military districts, fleets, types and branches of the Armed Forces, told "Izvestia" in the Air Force. These machines have to replace the An-26 and An-24, released 40-50 years ago, which is now moving warlords. Russian counterparts have no car.

— An-140 is designed for the transportation of personnel, although he also suitable transportation. The first car came to a complete set of civil interior — in fact

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Russian Air Force waited for new aircraft

The joint tests Sukhoi SU-34 was successfully completed. Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin signed on September 19, act on the results of tests in which it recommended that the new machine into service. It is supposed to be put into operation 120 aircraft of this model until 2020. According to the plans of the Ministry of Defence aircraft to replace outdated Su-24 bombers, which, however, do not write off completely, and leave to perform their respective tasks. Supplies to be carried out in several stages. Thus, the Russian Air Force will receive at the disposal of five squadrons of Su-34

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Russian aircraft stands on the wing

Russian Air Force conducted a series of exercises aimed at practicing in-flight refueling equipment, as well as the use of military aircraft. The intensity of combat training in recent years has increased, which has led many observers to question the goals and objectives of the Russian Air Force. Currently, the practice of military training are increasingly began to enter the "dawn raids" combat readiness of units. 

Depending on the level of the auditors on alert in the country rise up separate units, military units and formations of different levels. The purpose and intent of the audit

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Plane crash in Thailand

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BANGKOK, Feb. 14 — RIA Novosti, Yevgeny Belenky. Two F-16 Air Force Thailand crashed during training at the annual joint exercises, the U.S. military and the South-East Asian Cobra Gold, said on Monday the newspaper Bangkok Post website with reference to the Air Force leadership of the country.

According to preliminary reports, the two men managed to eject, the newspaper said.

Both aircraft fell in the same area of the north-eastern province of Thailand Chaiyaphum, which is located between the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, where the base of Air Force Thailand Pakchong and exercise area in the north of

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Earthquake record force in Australia

Earthquake record force in Australia Natural Disasters

According to seismologists happened in South Australia, a 6.1-magnitude earthquake was the most powerful in the past 15 years. The epicenter was located near the Museum of Aboriginal Art "Ernabella" at 317 km south-west of Alice Springs, 227 km south-east of Uluru and had a depth of 3 km. Representatives of the tribes living in the region, reported a strong jolt, which lasted about 30 seconds. Fortunately, nobody was seriously damaged.

The last earthquake of such force happened in the west of the continent in 1997 and swept by a 6.3 magnitude. Then,

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